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 Vincent de Moro-Giafferi

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Vincent de Moro-Giafferi

  • Birth 6 Jun 1878
  • Death 15 Feb 1956
  • Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Memorial ID 7325

Criminal Lawyer. Vincent served in the French army in World War I, and was an officer of the Legion of Honor. He held the Croix de guerre. One of the most famous criminal lawyers of his era, he acquired a reputation that was global in scope. Courtrooms were packed with other lawyers, and the general public, who would come to see his skills on display. Vincent was best known for a case that never actually went to trial, a Polish-German assassin Herschel Grynszpan, who was accused of murdering minor German diplomat Ernst vom Rath. Vincent was preparing his defense when the Germans invaded France. The only case Vincent was known to have ever lost was Henri Désiré Landru, a modern-day Bluebeard.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7325
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vincent de Moro-Giafferi (6 Jun 1878–15 Feb 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7325, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .